Los Angeles Dodgers honor Vin Scully with pregame ceremony at Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts ended a pregame ceremony honoring broadcaster Vin Scully by running the crowd through a chorus of Scully’s famous line, “It’s time for Dodger baseball.” Scully, who called Dodgers games for 67 years and retired in 2016, died Tuesday at age 94. “It speaks to how much love the … Read more

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw leaves start early because of low back pain

SAN FRANCISCO — Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw left his start Thursday at San Francisco with low back pain. Kershaw felt discomfort while he was warming up before the bottom of the fifth inning Thursday. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner winced and pointed to his dugout, and then walked off the field … Read more

Where every team stands after the trade deadline

Tuesday’s MLB trade deadline was highlighted by the deal that sent Nationals megastar Juan Soto to the Padres. And San Diego didn’t stop there, nabbing multiple other key players to help boost its chances at making the postseason. However, the Padres weren’t the only team to add elements ahead of the deadline that will impact … Read more

MLB trade deadline grades for all 30 teams, from Padres (A+) to Mets (C) to White Sox (F)

The 2022 MLB trade deadline will be remembered for the historic Juan Soto blockbuster deal between the Padres and Nationals, but we also saw the team with the best record trade one of its most consistent starters for an injured center fielder. We saw a team that hasn’t made the playoffs in 21 years acquire … Read more

The headlines of this year’s MLB trade deadline

The 2022 MLB trade deadline has been put to bed, and it was quite a news frenzy. The moves were plentiful, and they were eye-catching. Well, some of them were. Each of baseball’s 30 teams wrote its own story over the past few days. But as stories go, some were more engaging than others. Here’s … Read more

New York Yankees ship struggling Joey Gallo to Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired outfielder Joey Gallo from the New York Yankees on Tuesday. In exchange for Gallo, the Yankees received Double-A pitcher Clayton Beeter. Gallo, a two-time All-Star — including last season, when he was acquired by the Yankees in a trade with the Texas Rangers– has struggled badly this season. Although he … Read more

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing ahead of the MLB trade deadline

It’s A.J. Preller’s world, and the rest of the baseball industry is just living in it. OK, maybe that’s an overstatement. But true to form, Preller is pursuing a dizzying number of deals and seems virtually certain to make at least one major move before Tuesday’s trade deadline at 6 p.m. ET. Will it be … Read more